LSU Tre Morgan Parents: John And Shalita Morgan

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Tre Morgan parents: John and Shalita Morgan, have supported him throughout his career.

John Edward Morgan III, widely recognized as Tre Morgan, is a first baseman for the LSU Tigers baseball team. It’s been home to MLB figures like Alex Bregman, DJ LeMahieu & Josh Smith.

The player joined LSU during the 2021 season, where he earned the titles of first-team freshman all-America, second-team freshman all-SEC, and freshman all-SEC.

Moreover, he was named to the SEC All-Defensive Team. Additionally, the first baseman also achieved the title of SEC Freshman of the Week twice at LSU.

Tre Morgan Signing On The Ball
Tre Morgan Signing On The Ball (Source: Instagram)

Prior to LSU, John attended Brother Martin High School, where he played baseball. Morgan was ranked No. 220 in the country by Perfect Game during his high school career.

The player also got selected for the 2019 First Team All-District as well as All-Metro and All-State.

Moreover, the first baseman suffered an elbow injury while pitching before his senior season in high school. Sadly, he had to miss an entire senior high school season.

Tre Morgan Parents: John Edward & Shalita Morgan

John Edward Morgan III was born on July 16, 2002, in New Orleans to father John Edward II and mother Shalita Morgan. John II also played college football at Morris Brown College in Atlanta.

Additionally, Tre Morgan’s father is currently a salesman for Mercedes-Benz, whereas Shalita Morgan is a probation officer.

Trey Morgan Parents And Siblings
Trey Morgan’s Parents And Siblings (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, the player grew up with an older sister named Brandi and a younger brother named Justin.

The family runs a business, the Instagram name 500 Level, where they sell Tre Morgan-printed T-shirts and sweatshirts that are suitable for men, women, and kids.

Support Of Parents Into MLB Career

When the first baseman was just 4 years old, Shalita took him to a T-ball tryout. The player smacked the ball so hard that his mother said:

“He can’t do this. He needs to go to the next level. He’s going to hurt one of these kids.”

After that, his father started to train him. Morgan and John used to play baseball together. John II used to stand about three feet from his son and throw the ball, asking Morgan to grab the ball from the dirt.

Following his dad’s guidance, he practiced hard by skipping birthday parties and family functions. Later, Tre Morgan’s dad took 6-year-old John to try out. But, despite his talent, the coach rejected him because of his age.

Later, John II continued to train his son and teach him the proper running techniques. Moreover, he also shaped Tre’s speed and, later, started to hit the ball into the backstop.

Eventually, the player started to play in the tournaments. Seeing how well he played in the tournaments, Morgan’s dad started to call him “The Sherrif.”

Elbow Injury Sidelined Him In Senior Year

Tre Morgan, during his senior season in high school, suffered an elbow injury in the last inning of a scrimmage.

After 10 pitches, he sustained an injury that partially damaged his ulnar collateral ligament.

Tre Morgan During His Time In Brother Martin
Tre Morgan During His Time In Brother Martin (Source: Twitter)

However, the player didn’t need complete surgery, so the physician just fitted the plaster in his elbow.

After resting for two weeks, the first baseman began his training. He mainly focused on the lower body as the elbow wasn’t healed properly.

However, still in recovery, Morgan had to miss his entire senior season.

Seeing the passion and energy of John III, the junior pitcher Landon Marceaux said: “People asked, ‘Who’s the toughest guy to pitch to in our lineup? Who’s the toughest out?’My answer every time was Tre’ Morgan.”

Neeki Kakshyapati
Neeki Kakshyapati

Neeki Kakshyapati

Neeki Kakshyapati has a love for delving into the vibrant and varied world of sports. Her writings captivate readers with a compelling fusion of human interest narratives, sports analysis, and cultural observations, giving them a comprehensive understanding of the players and occasions that influence the sports world.


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